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Headword: Κέλυφος
Adler number: kappa,1308
Translated headword: sheath, husk
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the shell of an egg.
When eating acorns they used to burn the shells.[1]
Greek Original:
Κέλυφος: τὸ λέπυρον τοῦ ᾠοῦ. ὅτι τὰς βαλάνους ἐσθίοντες τὰ κελύφη ἔκαιον.
cf. generally kappa 1309.
[1] Already at beta 64.
Keywords: botany; definition; food; medicine; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 3 November 2003@21:04:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added a note; cosmetics) on 4 November 2003@03:12:24.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 15 February 2013@09:34:50.


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